Lot 41 of 459:
Rare Bohemian Club Grove Play  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$120
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
The Green Knight: A Vision
Author:
Garnett, Porter
Place:
San Francisco
Publisher:
[Bohemian Club]
Date:
1921
Description:

xlii, 46 pp. Color frontispiece after a painting by Maynard Dixon; six tipped-in plates from photographs; three plates of costume designs. Plus a section of "Extra-Illustrations" comprising 15 additional color plates after paintings by Maynard Dixon and 10 tipped-in plates from photographs by Gabriel Moulin of scenes from other Bohemian Club Grove plays. Large folding plan of the Theatre at Bohemian Grove, Sonoma County, California. (8vo) original parchment, gilt decoration on front. One of only 25 copies.

A special edition of this Grove Play, published 10 years after its production in a very small limitation.

With an introduction on the Bohemian Club and its productions by Garnett, written for the collected edition of their series of plays (1918). Inscribed on the front free endpaper: "To Redfern Mason with the compliments of the author, Porter Garnett. Berkeley, California, May 13, 1921." Among the rarest of the clubs plays. Of the 25 copies printed OCLC locates 9 in institutional collections.

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Condition:
Spine darkened, light wear; very good.
 
Item number:
291344
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